New shop opens for Earth Day events

Fans of Jeni's have a reason to celebrate. The ice cream company recently announced it would open a seasonal "Mini Jeni's" at the Columbus Commons.

The shop will open its doors this Saturday, April 27, to coincide with the "Earth Day 2013: Stand Together" events, which run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Located at 160 S. High St., the mini Jeni's will be open during all Columbus Commons events and concerts, a release said. Earth Day volunteers will get a voucher for a free scoop of ice cream redeemable throughout the day at the Columbus Commons location.

Earth Day 2013: Stand Together events:

Main Stage
11 to 11:55 a.m.: Heard The Current
12:10 to 1:05 p.m.: Erika Hughes & The Well Mannered
1:40 to 2:35 p.m.: Wonder Twin Powers
2:50 to 3:45 p.m.: The Francis Bacon Band
4 to 4:55 p.m.: Cowboy Hillbilly Hippy Folk
5:10 to 6:05 p.m.: the Subterranean House Band
6:20 to 7:15 p.m.: The Salty Caramels
7:30 to 8:25 p.m.: Teen Fiction
8:40 to end: The Rustbelt Rumble Family Band

Kids entertainment schedule:
11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Mr Eric
12:30 to 2:30 p.m.: The Recycled Band
2:45 to 3:30 p.m.: Mr Eric
3:30 to 4:15 p.m.: Joanie Calem: Sing Along-Music and Movement Programs for All Ages

For more information on vendors, activities and volunteer opportunities throughout the day, click here.

-Taylor Rogers, @rogerstaylorj